Cambridge Youth Programs Afterschool

By DHSP Cambridge Youth Programs

We offer safe and fun programming for pre-teens and middle schoolers to connect with peers, build leadership skills, and explore a range of enriching activities in an inclusive environment. 

This program runs during the school year.
Monday through Friday. Afternoon and Evening.

Gately, Frisoli, Moses, Russell Centers accept 4th - 8th graders from 2-6PM

All Centers provide teen (9-12th grades) from 6:30-9:30PM

Ages: 9 to Young Adult.

Grades 4th grade through 12th grade.

Cambridge residents only.

Moore Youth Center school year only accepts grades 9 - 12th.

Gately, Frisoli, Moses, Russell Centers accept 4th - 8th graders.

Request assistance

Contact

Vanessa Fisher
Youth Center Director
vfisher@cambridgema.gov
617-349-4497
Bo Lembo
Youth Center Director
rlembo@cambridgema.gov
617-349-4499
Kaitlyn Kelley
Center Director, Moore Youth Center
kakelley@cambrigema.gov
617-349-4492
Tyrell Dortch
Youth Center Director
tdortch@cambridgema.gov
617-349-6262
Nelita DePina
Youth Center Director
ndepina@cambridgema.gov
617-349-6314

Registration required

  • Sign-up is ongoing

Cambridge Youth Programs Afterschool Applications

Primary registration ended on June 10th. All families applying after this point will be added to the waiting pool.

Apply to Frisoli Youth Center (61 Willow St.)
Contact: Vanessa Fisher, vfisher@cambridgema.gov, 617-349-7746

Apply to Gately Youth Center (70 Rindge Ave.)
Contact: Bo Lembo, rlembo@cambridgema.gov, 617-349-6277

Apply to Moses Youth Center (243 Harvard St.)
Contact: Tyrell Dortch, tdortch@cambridgema.gov, 617-349-6262

Apply to Russell Youth Center (680 Huron Ave.)
Contact: Nelita DePina, ndepina@cambridgema.gov, 617-349-6314

Contact us about teens interested in participating in the evening programs or Moore Youth Center - kakelley@cambrigema.gov or 617-349-4492

Cost

Sliding scale based on household income:

- $5 - $300 weekly for grades 4-8

- Free for 13 year-olds only.

- $25/year for grades 9-12

Some financial aid and scholarships are available for teens (grades 9-12)

  • Financial Aid and/or Scholarship Available
  • Sliding scale based on income
  • Free for some residents

Location

  • In-person only.

Frisoli Youth Center

61 Willow St.
Cambridge, MA 02141
United States

Area 2, Cambridgeport, East Cambridge, and Mid Cambridge
Gately Youth Center

70R Rindge Ave
Cambridge, MA 02140
United States

North Cambridge
Moore Youth Center

12 Gilmore St
Cambridge, MA 02139
United States

Riverside
Russell Youth Center,

680 Huron Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

Strawberry Hill and West Cambridge
Moses Youth Center

243 Harvard Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
United States

Mid Cambridge

Refreshments provided.
Translation services available - Contact the organization for more details..
Wheelchair accessible.

Additional information

Rising 4-8th graders enjoy a variety of fun activities, including sports and visual arts. They learn about healthy living and develop leadership skills, with a focus on connecting with peers and younger youth.

All sites have a teen program from 6:30PM - 9:30PM.

Teens have the option to participate in paid internships all year round.

Program continues to run during February vacation and April vacation.